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Assistant Research Scientist/Engineer

Miami University (Ohio)
Oxford, Ohio
Posted Date
May 15, 2023

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Position Type
Administrative, Academic Affairs, Research Administration
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Chemical, Paper and Biomedical Engineering (CPB): Assistant Research Scientist/Engineer, who has potential for developing interdisciplinary research by closely collaborating with Miami faculty members working in biomedical engineering and biotechnology. This includes planning and conducting research and analyzing and interpreting experimental or computational results in the area of biomedical engineering and biotechnology. The Assistant Research Scientist/Engineer will also be involved in disseminating results from their research. Assistant Research Scientist/Engineers are expected to develop a sustainable, funded research program as a PI or Co-PI. This is a full-time, twelve-month assignment. Miami University recognizes that technology enable us to find new ways of providing first class service and workplace flexibility. This position is approved for remote work on a hybrid basis. Remote work is a working arrangement that can be modified or revoked by Miami University at any time for any reason.

Assistant Research Scientist's/Engineer's primary responsibilities to engage in, be responsible for, or oversee a significant area of research or scholarship in a manner that advances the mission of the university in a significant way. Duties will include: conducting research in biomedical engineering and biotechnology in collaboration with Miami University faculty; disseminating research results through peer-reviewed publications, technical reports, and conference presentations; mentoring and directing graduate and undergraduate researchers; teaching one course per semester focused on research support; supporting the research through external funding after an initial appointment of 12 months.

Required: PhD or DS in Biomedical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Bioengineering, Electrical Engineering or closely related field.

Consideration may be given to candidates with demonstrated record of developing independent research projects and experience in proposal development; demonstrated expertise and performance in conducting high quality, impactful research; experience working on funded research projects and familiarity with funding process and reporting requirements associated with funded projects; demonstrated ability as an independent thinker capable of taking projects from ideas to reality; ability to develop proposals as a PI or Co-PI.

Submit cover letter and resume to  Inquiries may be directed to Dr. Kumar Singh at Screening of applications begins May 29, 2022 and continues until position is filled.

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